Ampeg B4R direct input question

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by mojo frankenstn, Jan 16, 2014.


  1. mojo frankenstn

    mojo frankenstn

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    will i cause any damage to my b4r head if i run directly into recording console without using a speaker cab. listening thru headphones?
  2. mojo frankenstn

    mojo frankenstn

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    researched it myself. no problem as long as its a solid state amp.
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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  4. beans-on-toast

    beans-on-toast Supporting Member

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    That amp has a lot of nice features.

    Even though you aren't using the power amp section, it still needs enough air circulation around the vents to help keep it cool.
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  6. Flagg

    Flagg

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    I have the same head (love it), and have done just what you're describing many times. No issues.
  7. mojo frankenstn

    mojo frankenstn

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    It is my first high wattage head. I am using it with a SVT810E cab in the Bridged mono position and it sounds great. really heavy to move around but i can always hear myself no matter what is coming through the monitors. Thanks for the advice and information.
  8. neckdive

    neckdive

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    Can you run headphones directly out of the B4R and if so which jack? (Sorry for the dumb question)

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